Team India’s middle order batsman Shreyas Iyer made his debut in this format of cricket with the Test match against New Zealand at Green Park Stadium in Kanpur. Iyer has scored 75 not out till the end of the first day’s play. He, along with Ravindra Jadeja, took out Team India after a score of 145/4 and took the score beyond 250. Team India’s T20 captain Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and all the veteran cricketers have praised Iyer fiercely.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar handed over the Test cap to Iyer. He kissed before wearing the cap on his head. Shreyas Iyer came out to bat at number five. At that time Team India seemed to be in trouble. India lost the third wicket by 106 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara had returned to the pavilion. He along with captain Ajinkya Rahane took the score to 145 runs. Rahane once again failed to play a big innings and was dismissed for 35 runs. After this Iyer put in a good class of Kiwi bowlers. To score 75 runs, Iyer faced 136 balls and hit seven fours and two sixes.
Rohit Sharma is not playing in this Test series, he has been rested. Rohit has Twitter But wrote that Shreyas Iyer has made a good debut in Test cricket. Apart from this, Shikhar Dhawan has also praised him fiercely.
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Iyer has been the best scorer for Team India on the first day. Apart from him, opener Shubman Gill has contributed 52 runs and Ravindra Jadeja has contributed 50 not out. Talking about the Kiwi bowlers, Kyle Jamieson has taken the most three wickets, while Tim Southee has a breakthrough. On the second day of the match, Team India would like to put the Kiwi batsmen under pressure by scoring maximum runs in the first innings.